December 19, 2011
New study shows that people often misrepresent how much media they consume.
The short answer: not very well. That’s the subject of my first post over at the Washington Post’s polling blog, Behind the Numbers. It features this graph from Lynn Vavreck and Michael LaCour. See the post for more.
Wall-to-wall media coverage of Donald Trump has boosted ratings, but reflected poorly on a news industry increasingly mistrusted and vulnerable to manipulation.
It's a soul-crushing job, but someone has to do it.
Some thoughts on election prediction accountability
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John Sides is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at George Washington University.